UK Main Public Transport Operators

Operators are arranged by region of the UK (in alphabetical order):


ENGLAND - East Midlands

Arriva bus  Derby, Leicestershire
CentreBus  Leicestershire
East Midlands Trains  London - East Midlands regional rail network
First Leicester  Leicester city
KinchBus  Loughborough
Nottingham City Transport  Nottingham city
Stagecoach bus  Chesterfield, Lincolnshire, Mansfield
NET (trams)  Nottingham city trams
TrentBarton  Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire
TP Express  northern England intercity rail network

ENGLAND North East

Arriva North East  County Durham & Northumberland
LNER  London - north East - Scotland intercity rail route
Grand Central  Sunderland - Hartlepool - London rail route
Northern Railway  Northern England regional rail network
Go-North East  County Durham, Tyne & Wear
Stagecoach  Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Sunderland
TP Express  North of England intercity train company
Metro  Tyne & Wear 'Metro' tram network    

ENGLAND North West

Arriva Merseyside  Cheshire, Liverpool, Merseyside, Runcorn, Wirral
Blackpool Transport  Blackpool & Flyde coast bus and tram
Burnley & Pendle  Burnley
First Manchester  Bolton, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale
Halton Transport  Runcorn & Widnes
Lancashire Bus  Accrington, Blackburn & Darwen
Mersey rail  Merseyside regional rail network
Northern Railway  northern England regional rail network
Rosso Bus  Rawtenstall, Bury & Rochdale
Stagecoach  Lancashire, Manchester, Preston, Stockport
Avanti West Coast  London - west Midlands - north West - Scotland intercity rail route
Warringtons Own Bus  Warrington

ENGLAND South East

Arriva Kent & Surrey  Kent and Surrey
Arriva Herts & Essex
 Hertfordshire and Essex
Arriva Beds & Bucks
 Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
Brighton & Hove Bus  Brighton & Hove
Chiltern Railways  London - Buckinghamshire - Warwickshire - west Midlands rail route
Compass Travel  Worthing, Sussex and Surrey
C2C  London - Essex regional rail route
Thameslink  Cambridge/Bedford - London - Brighton rail network
First Essex  Essex
 Suffolk and Norfolk
Ipswich Buses  Ipswich
Metrobus  Crawley & Sussex
Greater Anglia  London - Essex/Suffolk/Norfolk intercity rail network
Oxford Bus  Oxford
Reading Buses  Reading, Newbury & Wokingham
Southern  London - Brighton - Eastbourne rail network
 London - Kent & Sussex rail network
Stagecoach  Cambridgeshire, East Kent, south coast, Hampshire,  Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Sussex
Thames Travel  south Oxfordshire & east Berkshire

ENGLAND South West

Blue Star  Eastleigh, Southampton, Winchester
First Bristol, Bath and West  Bath, Bristol,  Hampshire,
First Southampton  Hampshire and Southampton
 London - west Country intercity rail network
Island Buses  Isle of Wight
 Bournemouth, Poole & Wimborne
Plymouth Citybus  Plymouth
South Western Railway  London - south coast rail network
Stagecoach  Somerset, Devon, Exeter & Torbay
Thamesdown Transport  Swindon
Salisbury reds  Salisbury & Wiltshire 
Yellow Buses  Bournemouth & Poole

ENGLAND West Midlands

Arriva Midlands  Cannock, Stafford, Shrewsbury, Telford
CrossCountry Trains  Cross Britain intercity rail network
First Potteries  Staffordshire,
First Worcestershire  Worcestershire
Diamond   black country, Redditch
West Midlands Railway  London - west Midlands regional rail network
national express West Midlands  Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton
Midland Metro  Birmingham & Wolverhampton tram
Avanti West Coast  London - west Midlands - north West - Scotland intercity rail route

ENGLAND - Yorkshire

Arriva Yorkshire  Dewsbury, Wakefield, Leeds, Selby
Yorkshire Tiger  Huddersfield
LNER  London - Yorkshire intercity rail route
East Yorkshire Motor Services  East Yorkshire, Hull & Scarborough
First Bradford  Bradford
 Calderdale, Halifax, Huddersfield
 Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield
Harrogate Bus Co  Harrogate
Hull Trains  Hull - London rail route
Keighley Bus Co  Keighley
Northern Railway  northern England regional rail network
Stagecoach  Barnsley, Sheffield & south Yorkshire
Sheffield SuperTram  Sheffield tram
TransPennine Express  northern England intercity rail network
Yorkshire Coastliner  Leeds - York - Bridlington/Scarborough/Whitby



McGill's Buses  Paisley
LNER  London - north East - Scotland intercity rail route
First Aberdeen  Aberdeen
First Glasgow
 Falkirk and Stirling
Lothian Buses  Edinburgh & Lothian region
LNER  London North-East Railway network
xplore Dundee  Dundee
ScotRail  Scottish rail network
Subway  Glasgow subway
Stagecoach  Ayrshire, Aberdeenshire, Inverness, Highlands, Perth
TransPennine Express  north West England - Scotland intercity rail route
Avanti West Coast  London - west Midlands - Scotland rail route


Arriva Cymru  west & north Wales 
Cardiff Bus  Cardiff, Barry & Penarth
First Cymru  Bridgend, Swansea, Port Talbot & west Wales
Great Western Railway  London - south Wales intercity rail network
Newport Buses  Newport 
Stagecoach  south Wales valleys 
 Wales railway network
Avanti West Coast  London - west Midlands - north Wales intercity rail route


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Updated: 11/05/2020.